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'Prelude' by Bora Aksu

For Future Tense, London-based design Bora Aksu chooses to delve within his own design process and animate his trademark design illustrations, with the help of video artist Dan Harris. Laid against watery luminescent colour and refracted light, this delicate and melancholy film plays out over a fragile instrumental soundtrack that adds subtle depth to Aksu's pen-and-ink curlicues and arabesques - part Art Nouveau by way of a (more innocent) Beardsley, part modernised sixties flower-child